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The General Sam Houston Ephemera and Clippings Collection


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Arrangement: The General Sam Houston Ephemera and Clippings collection contains correspondence, biographical data, photos, and other materials relating to General Sam Houston.  The collection is arranged by subject and housed in one (1) archival box and is located on the University Special Collection’s Manuscript shelves. The items in this collection range from the 1820s to the early 1990s.

Subjects: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection is comprised of materials related to General Sam Houston. The clippings mainly represent the celebration of his legacy. Biographical materials, correspondence and manuscript materials also contain material from and by General Sam Houston. There are photos of Sam Houston's law office, his old home and monument. Plays that portray different aspects of the life of Sam Houston are also a part of this collection.This collection was accumulated by former librarians in the Thomason Room.

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Houston, Sam, 1793-1863

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Repository: SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: General Sam Houston Ephemera Collection. Thomason Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

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Folder 1: Sam Houston related Correspondence, 1826 April 7 - 1993 February 5Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Sam Houston Biography Materials, 1905-2001; no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Sam Houston Photos, 1929; no dateAdd to your cart.
Photos of General Sam Houston's law office before restoration, his old home and monument
Folder 4: Script for "Sam Houston, The General" play, no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Script for "Sam Houston, The Young Man" play, no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Script for "Sam Houston, The President" play, 1932 August?Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Script for  Sam Houston play, no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: The San Jacinto Campaign by Colonel Andrew Jackson Houston, 1925Add to your cart.
From Volume 1 of "The Texan Revolution"
Folder 9: The Monthly Review, 1935 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Published Monthly by Sam Houston State Teachers College. Vol. XIII No. 1.
Folder 10: Texas Tempo Magazine, 1968 February 28Add to your cart.
Sunday Magazine
Folder 11: Texas Highways, 1977 AprilAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Huntsville Connections, 1993Add to your cart.
A Birthday Bash for Sam Houston (1793-1993)
Folder 13: Huntsville, no dateAdd to your cart.
Published by Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce
Folder 14: Funeral ceremonies of the late General Sam Houston, 1863 July 17Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Historical Pageant Commemorating the Hundredth Anniversary of Texas Annexation, 1946 July 14Add to your cart.
Emphasizing the Contribution of General Sam Houston to the Early History of Texas
Folder 16: Jacinto Day Program honoring General Sam Houston, 1953 April 21Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Sam Houston State Teachers College Diamond Jubilee, 1954 April 20-21Add to your cart.
Recognition of the centennial of public education in Texas
Folder 18: The Walker County Historical Commission Flagpole Dedication, 1982 May 16Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Sam Houston's Bicentennial Birthday Celebration, 1993 February 28Add to your cart.
Folder 20: The Walker County Historical Commission celebrates, 1994 March 2Add to your cart.
Celebrating Texas Independence Day, General Sam Houston's Birthday, Texas Flag Day and Walker County Pioneer Day
Folder 21: Sam Houston: "A Tribute to Courage" dedication Ceremony, 1994 October 22Add to your cart.
Folder 22: A Shrine for Sam Houston, no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Sam Houston Memorial Museum, no dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: The Sam Houston Trail, no dateAdd to your cart.
Publishes as part of the Sam Houston Bicentennial Celebration in recognition of his important role in the history of Texas and the United States.
Folder 25: Sam Houston Clippings, 1951-1993; no dateAdd to your cart.

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